Live from Studio A

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Interviews and live performances from local, regional, and national musicians on KUMD in Duluth, MN. "Live from Studio A" is produced at KUMD by Christine Dean and Chris Harwood with funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

KUMD is pleased to share "Live from Studio A." Interviews and live performances from local, regional, and national musicians on KUMD in Duluth, MN. "Live from Studio A" is produced at KUMD by Christine Dean and Chris Harwood with funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Listen to audio archives at kumd.org


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Caption: Wax Lead, Credit: KUMD
This indie rock band from Minneapolis released its debut EP in 2018. They joined us in the studio on March 22. They performed later the same night ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 30:52
Caption: Edward Ojard, Credit: KUMD
At 10 years old, this Two Harbors pianist might be the youngest person ever to grace our studio. He's been playing piano since age 3 and composing ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 21:49
Caption: The Big Wu, Credit: KUMD
This legendary Minnesota jam band got its start in Northfield in the early '90s and went on to earn a devoted fanbase. They recently released a new...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 39:35
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Caption: Rich Mattson and the NorthStars, Credit: KUMD
These Northern Minnesota rockers are releasing their fourth album, Totem. Mattson dropped by our studios for a solo session on February 15 and shar...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 25:25
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Caption: HALEY, Credit: KUMD
We're always happy to welcome this Twin Cities-based singer songwriter back to Duluth, where she spent some of her formative musical years. HALEY h...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 39:48
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Although he's only been in Duluth for a few years, this young singer/songwriter with a distinctive style is firmly established in the local scene. ...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:48
Caption: Gordon Thorne, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
This Northern Minnesota country blues guitarist is known for his collaboration with Bob Bingham in Bingham and Thorne, but regularly performs solo...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 33:15
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Caption: Cyr, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
Listen to our session with this local duo, which features siblings Eric and Rachel Cyr. They've been playing a blend of Americana, folk, rock, and ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 26:42
Caption: The Langertsons, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
This young group is made up of the children of Mahtowa band the Holy Hootenanners. They dropped by a year ago to share tunes from their first album...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 24:00
Caption: Emily Haavik, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
This Duluth native, now based in Minneapolis, made her first full-length album, Ease Back with her band in a cabin north of Duluth on the banks of ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 26:37
Caption: Mike Munson, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
This Winona, Minnesota-based singer/songwriter is known for his slide guitar blues, influenced by rural Mississippi players like Fred McDowell. Mun...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:21
Caption: Timbre Ghost, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
Duluth native Dustin Tessier spent time in his hometown music scene before moving to the Twin Cities in 2002. After playing in a band called Lazer ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 43:48
Caption: Cuckoo Bees, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
Self-described "percussion nerds" Cory Coffman and Mikayla Haynes met in the percussion section at University of Wisconsin, Superior and formed The...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:25
Caption: Gaelynn Lea, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
The past two years have been a whirlwind for this Duluth native. After winning the NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert Contest in 2016, she's toured nation...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 39:55
Caption: Breanne Marie and the Front Porch Sinners, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
In May this Duluth country band went to Nashville to record 5 songs for their new EP, Salt in the Snow. They released the EP on November 21st at Be...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 19:46
Caption: Zenith City Groove Collective, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
Todd Garland, Jake Jonker, Keith Bower, and Nick Glass have been laying down jazz grooves in the Twin Ports for the past year. Garland found his wa...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 26:46
Caption: Brothers Burn Mountain, Credit: John Heino for KUMD
Brothers Ryan and Jesse Dermody make up this duo, who've been playing music together for nearly two decades. Their expansive, blues-and-folk-influe...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 24:35
Caption: Satic Panic, Credit: KUMD
This Minneapolis trio released its debut EP, Chrome, this year. Their soulful synth-pop grooves recently landed them on the City Pages annual "Pick...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:49
Caption: Aby Wolf & Champagne Confetti, Credit: KUMD
This Twin Cities performer and composer joined us in the studio on October 22 on the first-day of her week-long residency in Duluth that culminate...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:06
Caption: John Mark Nelson, Credit: Mike Mayou for KUMD
This St. Paul-based indie folk singer/songwriter is working on a new project set for release in 2019. He joined us in the studio on October 5 for a...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:42